Towards Adapting Scientific Workflow Systems to Healthcare Planning

Bruno S. C. M. Vilar, Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, André Santanchè


Healthcare and research environments have common characteristics and needs, such as managing people and resources, planning and conducting distributed activities, event-sensitive and monitoring processes. There are several examples in which Workflow Management Systems can aid healthcare management, systematizing, logging and automating activities. In this work we propose a context-driven approach to produce health workflows, which goes beyond an adaptation of workflows tasks to afford health procedures – as proposed in related work – departing from the rationale born from health professionals and materialized in CIG. This paper presents our proposal to support nursing processes through customization of workflows tools using as a starting point a comparative study of systems with respect to features required by healthcare professionals.


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Paper Citation

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S. C. M. Vilar B., Bauzer Medeiros C. and Santanchè A. (2013). Towards Adapting Scientific Workflow Systems to Healthcare Planning . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-37-2, pages 75-84. DOI: 10.5220/0004242600750084

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author={Bruno S. C. M. Vilar and Claudia Bauzer Medeiros and André Santanchè},
title={Towards Adapting Scientific Workflow Systems to Healthcare Planning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)
TI - Towards Adapting Scientific Workflow Systems to Healthcare Planning
SN - 978-989-8565-37-2
AU - S. C. M. Vilar B.
AU - Bauzer Medeiros C.
AU - Santanchè A.
PY - 2013
SP - 75
EP - 84
DO - 10.5220/0004242600750084